Introduction

Although the Ecodrive watches made by Citizen contain a rechargeable battery, after a long period of usage the battery is no longer able to hold a charge. When that occurs, it would be less expensive to replace the battery instead of buying a new watch. This guide demonstrate how to properly perform that on a Citizen Ecodrive watch.

Parts

No parts required.

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  • Remove pin from watch band link to obtain easier access to the back of the watch.

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  • Using the adjustable wrench, unscrew the back face of the watch.

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  • Using the sim removal tool, carefully pry the capacitor from its current location.

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Image 1/2: Make sure the positive side is facing upward. Image 2/2: When reinserting capacitor, make sure the brass connector is inserted into the inlet of the battery slot.
  • Replace the capacitor with the new lithium capacitor.

  • Make sure the positive side is facing upward.

  • When reinserting capacitor, make sure the brass connector is inserted into the inlet of the battery slot.

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  • Pull the knob out for thirty seconds to place the watch in its "all reset" mode.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow the steps in reverse order.

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